RPGs for Kids #1: Hero Kids

The first kids’ RPG I purchased to run for my kids was Justin Halliday’s Hero Kids. Ironically, for someone who isn’t all that keen on dungeon crawls, this is very much structured around dungeon crawl style encounters. As such, the game revolves around moving your paper miniature across a map and fighting monsters until you reach the end of the […]

The Obligatory Origin Story

Even before the pandemic hit, our girls were playing roleplay games with us. Not as frequently perhaps, but we would go through spurts. My youngest, now 7, started at age 3 and we usually could only do about 20 minutes at a time – about the length of a single scene. We tried so many game systems, too: Hero Kids, […]